By Eric Newhouse
Winner of the 2002 self sustaining Publishers ebook Award.
Alcohol: Cradle to Grave contains the newspaper sequence that introduced Montana journalist Eric Newhouse to the eye of Pulitzer Prize jurors. an intensive and revealing account of the way alcohol classes throughout the way of life and traditions of significant Falls, Montana, Alcohol: Cradle to Grave chronicles the standard impression of America's preferred drug of selection. Newhouse methodically tallies the societal expenses of alcohol abuse in a single group. His calculations are surprising, together with thousands of bucks each year for legislation enforcement, wellbeing and fitness care, foster care, family violence courses, welfare, precise schooling, and corrections.
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In rhesus monkeys, the emotional stress of social separation during adolescence increases drinking patterns during adulthood. “Both adverse rearing environments and prolonged exposure to social stress or social isolation are potential determinants of abnormal drinking,” the health department reported. February 31 “Such findings in animals are important for understanding environmental factors, such as family structure and child-rearing practices, that may enhance the risk of developing drinking problems or alcohol dependence in humans,” it said.
The larger question is whether the state should be in the alcohol business at all, and what would be the economic consequences if we were to get out of it,” said Franklin. In the last legislative session, there was a push to get the state out of the liquor business, but it failed—in part because lawmakers were reluctant to lose the state’s middleman profit on selling alcohol. Powerful Lobby But tavern owners also opposed the measure, said Dave Lewis, the governor’s budget director. “Our argument was that we don’t have to be in the distribution business if we can tax it, but the liquor industry wouldn’t buy it,” said Lewis.
But others increase their risk for alcoholism through a low level of response to alcohol,” which leads them to drink more to get the same high as their friends. “It is not likely that a single gene explains the alcoholism risk, but that it is multiple genes interacting with the environment,” the doctors said. A Disease of the Brain If alcoholism is a genetic illness, you would think that scientists could replicate the problems in lab animals. And, in fact, they have. Scientists are learning a lot about alcoholism by watching lab animals get drunk.
Alcohol: Cradle to Grave by Eric Newhouse